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  • 'Anticipating' the 2011 Arab Uprisingsby R. Sakr

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 67.27

    This Palgrave Pivot volume explores an exciting range of powerful novels and memoirs from Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria that reveal political geographies of injustice and popular discontent thus 'anticipating' or imaginatively envisioning as well as participating in some of the major current upheavals in their particular national contexts. more...

  • 'The Lament for the South'by William T. Jr Graham

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 33.00

    The Ai Chiang-nan fu by the sixth-century poet Yu Hsin deserves study both for its literary merits and for its uniqueness. more...

  • 1921-1930by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 307.00

    Japan-Bibliografie /Bibliography of Japan. Verzeichnis deutschsprachiger japanbezogener Veröffentlichungen /German-Language Publications on Japan / 1921-1930 more...

  • The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literatureby Li-hua Ying

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 38.00

    The A to Z of Modern Chinese Literature presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature in modern China. It offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and concepts that played a central role in the evolution... more...

  • The A to Z of Modern Japanese Literature and Theaterby Scott J. Miller

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 38.00

    The A to Z of Modern Japanese Literature and Theater presents a broad perspective on the development and history of literature-narrative, poetry, and drama-in modern Japan. This book offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and historical developments, trends, genres, and... more...

  • Across Meridiansby Jinqi Ling

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 50.00

    Across Meridians is the first book-length study of Karen Tei Yamashita's transnational novels. more...

  • Adaptations of Western Literature in Meiji Japanby J. Scott Miller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 110.00

    This book examines three examples of late nineteenth-century Japanese adaptations of Western literature: a biography of U.S. Grant recasting him as a Japanese warrior, a Victorian novel reset as oral performance, and an American melodrama redone as a serialized novel promoting the reform of Japanese theater. Written from a comparative perspective,... more...

  • Advances in the Theory of the Lexiconby Dieter Wunderlich

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 224.00

    This series consists of collected volumes and monographs about specific issues dealing with interfaces among the subcomponents of linguistic structure: phonology-morphology, phonology-syntax, syntax-semantics, syntax-morphology, and syntax-lexicon. Recent linguistic research has recognized that the subcomponents of grammar interact in... more...

  • The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascismby Alan Tansman

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    In this wide-ranging study of Japanese cultural expression, Alan Tansman reveals how a particular, often seemingly innocent aesthetic sensibility?present in novels, essays, popular songs, film, and political writings?helped create an "aesthetic of fascism" in the years leading up to World War II. Evoking beautiful moments of violence, both real and... more...

  • After Melancholiaby Delphine Munos

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 73.00

    Mindful of the tunnel vision sometimes created by the privileging of ?hybridity talk? and matters of culture in discussions of texts by minority writers, Delphine Munos in After Melancholia reads the work of the Bengali-American celebrity author Jhumpa Lahiri against the grain, by shifting the ground of analysis from the cultural to the literary. With... more...